Synonyms of haste in English:

haste


See definition of haste

noun

1‘working with feverish haste’

SYNONYMS

speed, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, swiftness, rapidity, rapidness, quickness, promptness, briskness, immediateness

impetuosity, precipitateness, rush, rushing

literary celerity, fleetness

rare expedition, expeditiousness, promptitude

ANTONYMS

slowness, delay


Phrases

    in haste

      SYNONYMS

      quickly, rapidly, fast, speedily, with alacrity, with urgency, in a rush, in a hurry, with dispatch

    make haste

      ‘I made haste down the stairs’

      SYNONYMS

      hurry, go fast, go quickly, hasten, hurtle, dash, dart, race, rush, fly, flash, shoot, streak, bolt, bound, blast, charge, chase, career, hurry up, speed up, scurry, scramble, scamper, scuttle, sprint, run, gallop, go like lightning, go hell for leather

      British

      scutter

      informal

      whizz, whoosh, vroom, tear, scoot, hare, pelt, zip, whip, zoom, belt, beetle, buzz, get a move on, step on it, hotfoot it, leg it, burn rubber, go like a bat out of hell

      British informal

      bomb, bucket, shift, put one's foot down, go like the clappers

      Scottish informal

      wheech

      North American informal

      hightail, barrel, boogie, clip, lay rubber, get the lead out

      North American vulgar slang

      drag ass, haul ass, tear ass

      informal, dated

      cut along

      archaic

      post, hie, fleet

      ANTONYMS

      dawdle, crawl